Govt. of India

TIFAC Women Scientist Scholarship

The TIFAC (Technology Information forecasting and Assessment Council) Women Scientist Scholarship. (TIFAC) functions under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India with a lot of perfection. This particular council offers Women Scientist Scholarship Scheme for women having Science/Medicine/Engineering or allied areas qualifications. This scholarship is offered for a period of just one year. Government is interested in retaining the scientific talent of Indian women seeking scientific pursuits and keen to encourage women to work from their homes and enabling them to draw a good balance between professional and domestic demands. The selection of the candidates is done by an all India level written test followed by a rigorous interview.  Under this scheme selected candidates will be given stipend for one year.

Benefits of TIFAC Women Scientist Scholarship:

  • TIFAC Women Scientist Scholarship provides benefits in the form of financial assistance to meritorious students. Rates of financial assistance mentioned below
  • For a period of one year and the amount of scholarship will be Rs. 17,500 per month for PhD/ M.Tech/ M.Pharma/ M.VSc/ MS/ MD or equivalent
  • Rs. 12,500 per month for candidates having M.Sc/ B.Tech/ MBBS/ B.Pharm or equivalent qualification

Required eligibility and conditions for applying TIFAC Women Scientist Scholarship:

  1. Applicant candidate must be citizen of India
  2. The applicants must have passed Ph.D/ M.Tech/ M.Pharma/ M.VSc/ MS/ MD/ M.Sc/ B.Tech/ MBBS/ B.Pharm or equivalent qualification with good percentage of marks
  3. A candidate should not be more than 50 years of age on the date of advertisement
  4. Scholarship is provided only for year
  5. Application fee is not required

Document required for applying TIFAC Women Scientist Scholarship:

  1. Aadhar card
  2. Domicile certificate
  3. Educational certificates
  4. Bank details e.g. account number, IFSC code, MICR code, branch name
  5. Passport size photograph
  6. Degree certificates and all Marksheets

Application procedure:

  1. The official notification for the TIFAC WOS-C will publish in all leading newspapers, Employment News and vernacular newspaper during the months of October or November. The last date for submission of application form is in the third week of December
  2. Candidate can download application form from official mentioned below
  3. Address: The application must be sent on the addresses given below
  4. DELHI CENTRE
    Director, Patent Facilitating Centre (PFC),
    Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC)
    Vishwakarma Bhavan, A-Wing, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-110016
  5. CHENNAI CENTRE
    Honorary Director, Centre for International Cooperation in Science (CICS)
    2, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai-600025
  6. KHARAGPUR CENTRE
    Dean, Continuing Education Programme
    “Women Scientist Scholarship Scheme-TIFAC-PFC-DST”
    Continuing Education Programme
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
    West Bengal-721302
  7. PUNE CENTRE
    Head, Unit for Research & Development of Information Products (URDIP),
    Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
    Jopasana, 85/1, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune-411038

Contact Details:

  1. Candidate can contact one of above mentioned address or can visit official website

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website: http://bit.ly/2bBLHOa
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